Swedish fashion retailer H&M has just launched in SA, but has already managed to alienate the country's 80% black population in just 140 characters.
Acclaimed young designer Lukhanyo Mdingi appreciates that it takes more than a pretty collection to build a brand that has staying power.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed first ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Laura Bush, has passed away at his US home.
Men are more willing than ever to spend on fashion, but there is room for growth in the local market and consumers need to take pride in SA design.
President Zuma gave his second State of the Nation Address for the year, promising to improve the struggling economy and create more jobs.
Fashion Weeks in Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi provide a showcase for local designers and are spurring similar events in neighbouring countries.
The designs of David Tlale, Anisa Mpungwe and Craig Jacobs - who have created couture for superfans of local soccer clubs - have been revealed.
From hoodies to a Speedo or a pair of pope-type shoes, your clothes make a statement about you.
Digital boutiques are shaking up the fashion retail sector with competitive pricing, quality and designs.
Doreen Mashika has built a fashion brand with a conscience, dipped in continental heritage.
Fashionistas are dressing from the feet up in hefty, flat and defiantly unsexy shoes that offer function over form, writes Hannah Marriott.
Music remains centre stage at Jazz Fest 2014, but its full schedule will include a fashion show and photographic exhibition honouring Nelson Mandela.
New apps allow fashionistas to find and buy or rent similar items worn by strangers or seen on websites.
Defying moral outrage is risky, but an emerging star - Aamito Stecie Lagum - hopes fancy footwork will take her beyond borders.
The rise in fashion sales at the Design Indaba over the years shows the importance of the expo as a retail space and the expo's ever changing face.
Kampala's bodaboda drivers dress in trendy, colourful clothes to ?attract customers.
The state of SA aside, take a peek at who wore what on the red carpet at the State of the Nation address. Hint: Malusi Gigaba rocked it.
The fashion industry is under assault from the arrival of foreign brands such as TopShop and Cotton On – not to mention the South African government.
Fashion: Maki Oh shines on the world stage, from Lagos Nigeria to New York and Los Angeles.